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Elysian Fields Tab

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Band- Megadeth
Song- Elysian Fields

Tuning: Eb

Intro:
eb|---------|
Bb|---------|
Gb|---------|
Db|----2----|
Ab|----2----|
Eb|----0----|


Riff 1
eb|----------------------|
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|-2~--0-----------5----|
Db|-2~--0--2--------5----|
Ab|--------2--------3----|
Eb|-----------0-0-0------|
              * * *
    "Uneasy feeling..."
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-2~--0-------------------------|
Db|-2~--0--2----------------------|
Ab|--------2--------3--3---5--5---|
Eb|-----------0-0-0-1--1-1-3--3-3-|
              * * *      *      *
    "Burning..."

Final time:
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|-2~--0---------------------------|
Db|-2~--0--2------------------------|
Ab|--------2--------3--3---5--5-----|
Eb|-----------0-0-0-1--1-1-3--3-3-3-|
              * * *      *      * *
    "A blink of..."


Riff 2
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-6-----------------------------|
Db|-4------5-------------5--------|
Ab|----4-0-3--0---4------3--------|
Eb|-------------0-2--5-2----5-2-0-|
       * *    * *    * *    * * *
    "One last look..."


Riff 2a
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-6-----------------------------|
Db|-4------5----------------------|
Ab|----4-0-3--0---4--x-x-3--x-x-x-|
Eb|-------------0-2--x-x-1--x-x-x-|
       * *    * *
    "The world don't..."

Guitar 2
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-6-----------------------------|
Db|-4------5------11-----10-------|
Ab|----4-0-3--0----9-x-x--8-x-x-x-|
Eb|-------------0----x-x----x-x-x-|
       * *    * *
    "The world don't..."


Riff 3
eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|----7-----5---\1------------3---------------------|
Gb|-9--8--7--6---\2p0-0----/5--4--2--------2-0-------|
Db|-9--9--7--7--------0h2--/5--5--2------------2-0---|
Ab|-------------------------------0--0-3/4---------0-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

   "Elysian fields..."
eb|---------------------------|
Bb|----7-----5--------3-------|
Gb|-9--8--7--6----/5--4--2----|
Db|-9--9--7--7----/5--5--2----|
Ab|----------------------0----|
Eb|---------------------------|
   "Elysian fields..."


Play Riff 1   "Soaring to the..."
Play Riff 2   "One last look..."
Play Riff 2a  "The world don't..."
Play Riff 3   "Elysian fields..."

Guitar fill at the end of Riff 3
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----16-------16----16----14h16-------14-14~~~\-|
Db|--14----14-14----14----14-------14-14-----------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|
   "...to the elysian fields..."


Lead in to next riff:
eb|----------------|
Bb|----------------|
Gb|----------------|
Db|----------------|
Ab|--0-0-0-0---5-6-|
Eb|----------7-----|
     * * * *

Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-7-6-7~--------5---------------5-6-|
Eb|-----------7-6----5-4-3~----/7-----|
              * *    * *


Solo is done by harmonica


Play Riff 3  "Elysian fields..."

Guitar fill #1
eb|----------------------------|
Bb|-10b12r10-[10]12r10---------|
Gb|--------------------9~~~~~\-|
Db|----------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------|
   "...shields..."

Guitar fill #2
eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----16-------16----16----14h16-------14----14/16-16~~~-|
Db|--14----14-14----14----14-------14-14----14-------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------|
   "...to the elysian fields..."


Lead in to next riff:
eb|---------------|
Bb|---------------|
Gb|---------------|
Db|---------------|
Ab|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
Eb|---------------|
    * * * * * * *
  "...fields..."


Play Riff 3   "Elysian [we are storming...]"

Ending solo
eb|-7b8----7~~-5~~--------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------8-8-8\5-5\3-3/5~--4~--3~--2~--|
Gb|-----------------------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------5-----------5----------------------|
Bb|-------8b10~~----8p5-----8---8p5-----8------------|
Gb|-5--0----------------7b9---------7b9---7b9r7p5----|
Db|-----------------------------------------------7~-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret.
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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Killswitch666 wrote on April 15 2006, 05:19 pm

Dude, it's great. I love this tab. Exactly like the song.

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